EVALUATION OF THE MGS PLACED 6 IN. BEHIND A 6-IN. TALL AASHTO TYPE-B CURB TO MASH TL-3
Report Number(s): TRP-03-390-20
Description: The test installation for test no. MGSC-7 consisted of 182ft 3½in of standard W-beam guardrail positioned 6in behind a 6in tall curb. The nominal top rail mounting height for the system was 31in. The 12-gauge W-beam rail segments were spliced in an orientation to reduce vehicle snag potential and supported by 29 guardrail posts. Post nos. 3-27 were 72in. long, galvanized, ASTM A992, W6x8.5 steel sections spaced at 75in on center.
Test Level: 3
MASH Test Number: 3-10, 3-11
Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing
Sponsor: Nebraska Department of Transportation
Test Article Description
Rail Type: W-Beam
Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge
Post Type: W6 x 8.5
Post Spacing: 6' 3"
Blockout Type: Steel
Special Configuration: Curb